Captain Cook Heritage

The following have significant links with Captain Cook.

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough TS7 6AS

Discover why Cook is the world's most famous explorer with a unique insight into his early life, seafaring career and legacy of his voyages. Audio-visual presentations, hands-on, interactive displays and original objects. Temporary exhibition gallery and regular events programme.

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

101 High Street, Great Ayton TS9 6NH

The Museum is housed in a building which was once used as a charity school where Captain James Cook was educated. The exhibition features a reconstructed early 18th century schoolroom and interactive displays on Cook's life and achievements.

Staithes Heritage Centre

Captain Cook & Staithes Heritage Centre

High Street, Staithes TS13 5BQ

Life size street scene of 1745. Over 200 books of Cook's life and journeys dating from 1773. 62 Webbers' original engravings from Cook's 3rd voyage. Thousands of artefacts and pictures of Staithes.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA

The house where Cook lodged as an apprentice to shipmaster John Walker. Superb collection of original exhibits, period Rooms furnished as Cook knew them, models and plans of ships, maps and manuscripts, many fine original paintings, drawings and prints. Stunning site on harbourside.

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